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MIXED BATHING. TWO LORD MAYOR'S VIEWS [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
MIXED BATHING. TWO LORD MAYOR'S VIEWS With the summer at its heigh1: the metropo'itan newspapers a e, as usual, discussing very iiorcely the question ot mixed bathing. Views on both sides are express, d by scores of correspondents, and " Everylady's Journai" has been'.o the trouble ot collecting the ideas ot sucft notable people as the Lord Mayors ot Sydney and Mel bourne, Archbishop Manu and Canon Hughes, the Commissi.-.ncr ot Po'ice, and a !ady doctor,, tha American, French and Ce man consuls, and Mr. " Snowy" Baker, the famous surf champion. The \iews of these varied folk, it may be added, are illustrated with a number of hiagnificien": &lt; a mera views, that seem also to offer arguments on both fides of the vexed question : " Should Mixed 'Bathing be Encouraged?" The majority ot people asked replied in iavor of mixed bathing-within a reasonable limit. The Lor.l Ma yor ot Melbourne thinks that the sea is quite b'g enough for men and women to swim m. and his sympathies ar...
CRUEL PLUMAGE TRADE FASHION'S TOLL. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
CRUjEL PLUMAGE TRACE FASHION'S TOLL. Following the lead given by the U'm'ed tSates, a large 'number oi people gathered at the Whitehall Rooms on Monday to express their approval of a b.l! intended to pro hibit the importation into )Uhe Uni ted Kingdom of the skins and the iplumei ot certain b'rds, says j"' Lloyd'? Weekly" ot the 23rd ot 1 November. I Sir Harry Johnston ,thc famous j traveler, who presided, said it I there wore no insects, or worms, two-thirds of the world's diseases ! would come to an end, and for the limitation of these pests there was I no such agency so potent as birds. If the normal proportion o! birds were diminished crops a nd o r ehards -.u'ierecl. Fa-m rj and fruit growers ol Southern Eng'and lrid j complained of the scarcity of swal | lows, due io the passion wh'ch pre vailed in Italy and France for the | destruction of sma'f birds. Hunters who worked for the ;great trading houses obtained the i skins and plumes for the most'part ;,tor dress trimmings and l...
A GOOD COOK WASTED. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
A GOOD COOK WASTED. She had studied iut- philosophy, not had dained \\.:h theosophy. Which often tries to lift the veil for just a hitle look; She avoided the piano, did Miss Anr Kliza Hannah, And devoted all Iter intellect to learn ing how to cook. With an earnest air and serious she studied stews mysterious, And mastered. all tiie processes of . making wholesome bread; Her pies were each a noem, and she wpuld pioduly show 'em; "Oh, how lucky will her husband be!" her friends and neighbors said. Cut, alas! for all endeavor, that fot ever and for ever Showeth Faith to be a carping fiend, of disposition cruel; For the fellow that she married by dis pepsia was so harried Chat he wouldn't let her cook a thing but toast and tea and gruel.
Worm Knowing. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
t worm Knowing. Philadelphia possesses a great liotr lor tramps. This is a magnificen Building of four storeys, coinprisinf iining-rooms, "reading-rooms, and tk&lt; jievitable bath-moms. 'Tramps wix jrant a night's lodging must do a cer ;ain amount oi graduated accord jig to their physical condition. ' Im mediately on eni.-r.ng the buildinc thej »re taken to the buJi-room, from which . ihey pass to the courtyard to do then iask. 'After the toil is over they havs in opportunity of going out to seek foi work, and then they come in for the evening. Beiore going to bed, how jver, they are compelled again to per form the ceremony of ablutiGn. Anybody who shakes hands with Henry Longman, of Summerville, Pa., gets an electric, shock'' of confusing power... Three.vear3_agor,jvhile-Peeliaih .v tanbark]Tie""vras"6tru£k ^y'"lightning and has ever since possessed the queer power of transmitting an electric shock to everything he touches. By passing a blade of a knife between his thumb a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
fi. BRDNMNG & 8018, NURSERYMEN, BRIGHTON BOAD, ST. KILDA, VIO. LARGEST AND BESV STOCK OP PLANTS IN THE COMMONWEALTH Catalogues Post Free. Inst ioj IiivitjJ, Telephone 128, Winds;;. STUD NOTICES MLFOUBS'S PRIDE WILL ST ANT) THIS BENSON AT GLENGaERY & TK.AKALGON. And Travel th;- surrounding dittricts. BALFOUR'S PHIDE is a Bay colt, foa led 1908. H s sire, Lord Balfour (im ported from New Zea'and) ; trand f-ire Dr. Seddon (352 N.ES.B.|, who won 4 firsts »nd two second prizes, including first prize j for sire and progeny at Chistchurcli in I 19Q0 ; g grau l - ire the famous priz' taker I Vdi gu-sher (214 N.Z S B.) won in 1886 first prize at Leeston ; in 1895 first pr ze at Obristchurch, 3-d at Ashburton, and first for horse an J progeny ; Id 1896 first in his j class, and eecund for horse with six of his I P'Ogeny under 3 yr-oWi at Tirnaru and Ash- j burton, and in 1898 first for horse aud his ; progeny at Timaru. and first in his c'ass and : second for hora» andjpr.>...
A GOOD WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
A GOOD WIFE. The characteristics of a good vile d« -not appear to alter much in the coursi si ages. At any rate, we have the ver« bal portrait of one, by the Greek poet, Sophocles, who was born 491 B.C., thai deserves to- be known. It will be ap oroved by sensible men to-day. Faithful-aa dog, the lonely shej> iierd's pride. True-as the helm, the bark's pro jecting guide. Firm-as the shaft that props th&lt; lowering dome, tweet-as to shipwrecked seaman (and and home, Lovely-as child, a parent's sole de light, Kadiant-as morn that breaks i .stormy night. Gratful-as streams that in some ideep recess, With rills, unhoped for, panting tra vellers bless. The Woman is happy whose circum stances suit her temper, but she is hap pier, who can suit her temper to her cir CLIT*tftllC&lt;)K. A man has no more religion than n&lt; erts out in his life. The seed sown in the ground crmf.sini sn itself the future harvest. - The har vest is bnt the development of the of life ...
COWWARR. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
COWWARR. The following are some addi tional particulars in connection with ith'e presentation to Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Douglas, which took place on the eve ot their departu e lor the city: A very large and influent al ga thering of irlends and\isito.s Irom Melbourne, Traralgon, Toon ab bie, Glengarry and the (surround ng districts, a:«emb.ei to bid fare well to Mr. and Mrs. Doughs. Councillor Morgan proposed the health of. Mr. and Mrs. Douglas, and the toast was drank w.th musical honors. Messrs. R. Farmer, J. LanT, H. Hammill, G. O'Brien, Parke", H. Mitchell, and several other=, spoke m glowing terms of the departing guests. After 'this the youn^c men b?r- o'. the company amused themselves by' dancing and a musial pro-', gramme. Songs were rende ed by Messrs. G. O'Brien, Pollock, Har rison, Hawes and others. Councillor Morgan presented Mr find Mrs. Douglas during the even ing with a purse filled wih.ro vereigns.. as a token of the great esteem, by which they are held by their many fri...
TWO CASES OF SNAKE BITE. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
TWO CASES OF SNAKE BITE. o - ?Whilst fishing a'ong Billy's Creek ;on Sunday last Mr. iRobt. M'Ken zie, of North Haeziwood, had a somewhat" start ing experience. In jumping down the bank ot the creek he landed right 0:1 ton of |a large snake, which commenced to wriggle round his legs. Ma?, hus 'danced many a good reel 1:1 his time, but he never danced before like he did when he landed on the serpent He did rteels Itwo step, cake walk and " serpentine," and various others without a strain ot music, but when Mac. left a sud 'den sharp sting through his boot he stopped dancing, and found the snake had rii-appeared. He caf "led to his.son, who was1 fishing up the creek, and with a knife set to .work on his foot to draw blood. A3 Cashman's house was close by Mac hastened thither in the :ho);:>e of be ling suppled with a drop of Sretch or Irish-he was'nt particular as ,-to which-and strange to say, he . had no sooner reached Caslinia'i's than Dr. Sutchffe arrived at the same place.. It:...
AN OLD PIONEER PASSES. MR. JOHN CAMPBELL. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
AN OLD PIONEER PASSES. MR. JOHN CAMPBELL. An old GippsJand pioneer, in the person of Mr. John Campbel1, ot " The Retreat," Trara'gon, passed away on Sunday, at the age of 93 years. He had b~en in a weak staite ot "health ior some years, ana gradua'Iv sank. He had a strong constitution thai) pulled lum through tthe hardships inciden tal fto life in Gippsland in the* early days, and enabled him to survive to such a great a~e. The funeral took place yesterday la the Traralgon ce.ne'ery. The ser vice was ^conducted by the Rev. J. Buchan, a friend o' the family, at> present rasidin j m Sa'e., ancithe: aged Dr. Mac'o-ald, an old friend1 of the late Mr. Campbell, came from Sa'e to attend the funeral. Mr. F. L. Grubb ronduCke:! the mortuary arrangements. The late Mr. Campbell an:l his wife were both born at Lcch Broom, Scotland. They ctme to Victoria 65 yenrs ago, landing at Port Albert, then the depot and port for iGl'ppsIand. Mr. Camp bell soon obta'ned th? position ot manager of the K...
SAD BATHING FATALITY NEAR TRARALGON. A GLENGARRY YOUTH DROWNED. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
SAD BATHING FATALITY NEAR TRARALGON. A GLENGARRY YOUTH' DROWNED. .'A very b.~it' ing fatal ty. bj. jvlucti a jouth named Albert Gil bert, 22 3-'ears of age, an 1 a lesi sident of Glengarry, lost his life" oc!cu reI in the Latrobc r.ver on ounday afietnoon. S"ortI.- after two o' fo'ck on ounaay after.ioon thre . youn°-men named Bertram G Ibcrr, Joe Mat" tinson, and Geor-e Elxn, went J?.'T l° .i.fav'rie pla -e o:i the nver. abutting Mr. Fre.l Farmer's lZfTtY' lr n s"lm- The three' in where the bank shelves away quickly, and the wate:- rea ches a depth of fron eight to ten; feet. All could swim a l/;t!e, but p0.1. very much . Some '.imc later uubert and Mattincoh u ent into; deepi water, (but E ton ke.t near the /bank. The two former were coming out, and Ma-t:nson had actually reddie J tho ban'v when he heard an exclamation lrom Gil bert, and on locking round Faw him sinking. Mat nron Hunted a?ain' and grabbed Gib r "by Ihe hair, .but the fatter caughttj ?hold of him, and the two st ug...
THE RAILWAYS. BORDER LINES PLANN MOVE THIS YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
THE RAILWAYS. BORDER LINES PLANN .MOVE THIS1 YEAR. In the coming session ot the j New South Wales parliament, the j proposa' for the construction ot i border railways m the Riverma j 'district wil1 again be considered. Some time ago the Premiers ot New South Wa'es and Victoria en- j tered into an agr;ement in comec- I tion with the proposed extensions j ;of certain Victorian lines across the Murray river into the Riverma j district, beyond Euston, \V>nt- I .worth, and Moama. Under the agreement Victorin is to b^ild an ( extension from Chi'lingol ah north , jto the south bank of the Murray, ' at its own ro-t, tind then to carry ithe :ine across the river to Eus ton, two-thirds"of the cost being borne by Victoria, and enc-thi d by New South Wales. A line will I then be run ,iImo=t due north into I New South Wa'es. at that Stag's | cost, on the understanding that, i when it is ' omplete, Victoria will iopera' e tlii-; railway, an:l wil! a low ' .New South Wa'es current rate ot ' int...
BORDER AUCTIONEERS [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
BORDER AUCTIONEERS The application of Archibald: Mathieson, a member of th ?: firm of Mathieson and Davis, aucticn cers and stock and station agents,; for an auctioneers license at AJL bury, New South Wa'es, formed the subject of legal argument at: the police court there on Monday. The police opposed the application as the applicant resided outside the district. As the honorary justices, who sat with Mr. Jamieson, P.M., differed from .the inagist/nte .on the question, the case was adjourned. Subsequently the Bench decided to grant the application, Mr. Ja-> mieson dissenting, as he held the' view that the applicant, whose home was at Sa'e, Yi toria. was^ not a resident within the meaning of the act. The objection -has been raised on previous occasions,; and it was stated that Vicitoriaii auctioneers have been granted li censes in Sydney, without the point being taken under section,' 5 of the act.. ^
The Journal. TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 1914. Fire at Traralgon. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 1914. Fire at Traralgon. Another fire occured m Traral gon on Friday night. Stranze to say it was another shed that was demolished." The last three fires that have taken place in the town have all been outhouses. The first one wa^ ait Mr. Cone's over the Long Bridge, the second at Mr. Muir's, on the south side ot the railway line, and the last one . on Friday a shed at the rear of Messrs. H. Jonson and Hindis' premises in Seymour street. The alarm was soon given, and the brigade quickly on the scene, but water pressure was very low. At first the water just trickled through the N ozzle- of the hose, but when the pressure did improve the brigade were not long in ex tingu-ishnigg the fames.- Mr. H. Jonson wac the greatest loser, all his vegetable garden being tr.im ped down by over-zealous fire fighters. The fruit trees were also badly scortched. * * * * Accident. The assistant guard on the 5' a.m. train to Bairnsdale (Mr. J. O'Connor) met with a nasty ac cident on...
OVER-CURIOUS PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
i I OVER-CURIOUS PEOPLE. Over-curious people are not easily silenced, i at the feat is to be accomplished. An old gentleman complaining that his glasses were 3*t strong enough to serve his turn, was told Sy the optioian that they ought to be so, teeing they we:e " twos." " What have you got after ' twos ?'" in faired he. Number ones," was tho reply, j "And after ones?" Oh," Baid the optician, " it yea don't Ind them strong enough, sir, you will re tire a dog and a string." The following colloquy took place out lide a house in an American city, between lountry visitors unable to obtain entrance, »nd a German living next door: " Jane not at home, did you say " Ncin, Chane's nod at home." &lt;j£g|a " Where is she V " She's gone the cemetery down.** " When will she come back ?" " Oh, she won't come back already anj more; she's gone to stay ; she's det. A Btranger, passing a churchyard and woing a hearse standing hard by, inquired who was dead. The sexton informed him. "What comp...
SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC BAPTIST CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
I SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC BAPTIST CHURCH. ! The Traralgon Ba-J:ist Sunday school picni'c was he'd 'at the Sand bank on Thursday last, and ai the weather was cooler than the pre vious day, a very pleasant time was spent. Most ot the scholars were driven to the picnic ground in a large waggon, which was very kindly lent by Mr. J. T. Dunbar, ; the drag having been engaged to convey the parents and .ir.'ends who ! wished to go. I Alter arriving at the Sandbank | the children amused themselves by playing games, etc., alt r which they enojyea the lunch provided by the parents and friends. Alter all had partaken of a hearty meal ! some returned to the games, while , others enjoyed a rest under the ; shady trees. Other child en pre ferred paddling or swimming in the water. About the middle ot the after noon the children's races were held, most of the children receiv ing one or more prizes. The fol lowing is the list ot the success ul | ones: ;- Mr. Doran's class (boys): Len. ; Heaney, 1; Clive...
AN "EERIE" CUSTOMER. [Newspaper Article] — Glengarry, Toongabbie and Cowwarr Journal and Central Gippsland Reporter — 13 January 1914
AN "EEKIE" CUSTOMER. One night the late Bishop Wilberforct j was .returning from his club, at whiab . he had been playmg whist. He be held, walking on the other side of th« l .treet, a man's figure which he thought he recognised. The figure crossed the I Btreet, and hurried on. before him. Th« Bishop tried, but failed, to orertake it. What was his surprise when the figure turned into the street where his house was situated, and. running up the steps to his own front door, suddenly turned round. and faced him. To his amase L>ent he recognised himself. The stran ger gazed at him for a few eeconds, am disappeared. The Bishop felt so un comfortable that, instead of entering his house, he went back to his club and slept there. Next morning he heard that a chimney-stack had fallen on the roof of his house, and. breaking through lad dropped upon his bed. The visionarj donble " had done him a good turn. i. Clarkson : sells all photqgraphic materials, and gives you expert advice as well. ...